Akua Appiah-Num

PhD Student,

Akua Appiah-Num

Contact Info

PhD Student

Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy, 2012

MS, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Florida, College of Pharmacy, 2017


Akua is currently pursuing her PhD in Social and Administrative Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems. Akua received her PharmD degree from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy-Duluth with Leadership Emphasis in 2012 and her Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Concentration in Medication Therapy Management) from the University of Florida- Gainesville in 2017. Akua has experience in Tele-Pharmacy, Long term care, Inpatient and Out-Patient Pharmacy practice. Her research interest is implementation science within the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) – the influence of student’s experiences on their learning and practice. In Global Public Health, her interest is in knowledge application in solving public health issues around the world.

Professional Associations

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
UMN Alumni Association

Curriculum Council
University of Minnesota - Medical Reserve Corps (UMN-MRC)


Teaching Areas

Course Instructor
Pharmacy Learning Collaborative (PLC)
Courses: Phar 4204w-5204 Drugs and the US Healthcare System
Phar or Masters or Grad students

Graduate Teaching Assistant (2019-2020)
Courses: PHAR 7411, 7412 & 7413 Community Pharmacy & Ambulatory Care (CPAC)
PharmD students